Tag Archive for crime

Police Arrest Avenel Teens For Playground Arson

WOODBRIDGE – Mayor John E. McCormac today announced that an 18 year-old adult and a 17 year-old juvenile from Avenel have been arrested by the Woodbridge Police Department and charged with intentionally setting fire to playground equipment at the 5th…

Police Suspect Arson Caused Playground Fire

WOODBRIDGE –The Woodbridge Township Police Department is actively investigating a suspected arson fire that destroyed more than $25,000 in newly installed playground equipment at the 5th District Park & Playground located in the Avenel section of Woodbridge Township.    According to Police Chief…

Good Samaritan Detains Alleged Mugger

 LINDEN – At least three teens mugged a man on East Curtis Street last week, but a good Samaritan helped police capture one of them, authorities said. The victim, a 31-year-old man, was walking on the street’s 500 block shortly…

Another Vas Collaborator Guilty

Plea shows taint infects school system PERTH AMBOY—Ana Pestrana, a part-time assistant recreation supervisor who is employed full-time by the city’s school district, became the second municipal employee to plead guilty to charges of using city funds to purchase items…